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Hello Barbie Call for Participation

Posted on Jan 5, 2016 by in Projects |

Hello Barbie Call for Participation


Students, faculty and staff are encouraged to submit a proposal for a Pecha Kucha presentation to be included in the Hello Barbie Teardown Pecha Kucha Night. Presentations can be technical or critical in nature. Interested presenters should submit a 300 word abstract summarizing what they plan to talk about. If selected, the presenter is expected to give a 10 minute talk that can include text, sound, video, images, slides, etc. Presenters are only expected to participate in the Pecha Kucha Event, but are certainly invited to participate in other parts of this series. More information about the entire series can be found here.


Possible Topics:


Aesthetic History of Barbie

Internet of Things Security

Children online

Representation of Female Bodies in games and toys

Natural Language Processing

Bias in toys and technology

The History of Gendered Play



Deadline to submit abstract: 1/25/2016

Presenters announced: 2/1/2016

Date to Present: 2/11/2016 6pm


Please submit your abstract to no later than 1/25/2016